Our aspiration is to be personally involved and to assist in creating opportunities for life-changing sustainable projects, events and activities through sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ and meeting related physical needs.
iConnect International looks for partners who are excited about having a personal stake in transforming the lives of individuals and communities by praying, giving and going. Current opportunities for partnerships are in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, in the Middle East and in Asia. Plans are underway to reach out to several countries in Africa, as well.
• Faith in Jesus Christ and His Commission
• Compassion and Service
• Meeting Spiritual and Material Needs
• Local Vision and Sustainability
• Excellence in Stewardship
• Consistency in Partnership Relations
iConnect International has an all volunteer and hands on board of directors
Otakar (Ota, Sr.) and his wife Renata have been in a full-time Christian ministry for over 44 years. The first 23 years were with Trans World Radio in Monte-Carlo broadcasting Christian programs to their homeland of Czechoslovakia and 21 years with International Needs coordinating ministries in Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle East. With both his ministry and management experience, Ota, Sr. is well qualified for his role as the CEO of the organization.
Ota was born in Monaco, played tennis for Texas Christian University and graduated with a degree in graphic design. After working for a packaging company for three years in Fort Worth and teaching tennis for seven years at various local country clubs, Ota has been working with his brothers in the oil and gas industry for the past seven years. He has helped his brothers grow the business and giving back to the community through iConnect International. Ota took part in a number of short-term mission trips to Europe over the years.
Before joining their oil and gas company, Stephen worked as a tennis pro in Hot Springs, AR, where he also met his future wife Maegan. The youngest of the three brothers, Steve graduated from Boise State University and was the #2 tennis junior in Texas. Steve and Maegan have four children and attend McKinney Church in Fort Worth, Texas.
Tim was born to his missionary parents in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. Before becoming a successful businessman in the oil and gas industry, Tim served as an area director for YoungLife in Mansfield, Texas. Tim and his wife Carly have three children and attend McKinney Church in Fort Worth, Texas.
Jon Sherman is the Lead Pastor at Trinity Bible Church in Willow Park, Texas, where he has served for over 14 years. His primary roles are preaching, leadership and pastoral care. Previously, he had served for 7 years as the College and Singles Pastor at McKinney Memorial Bible Church in Fort Worth, Texas. Jon lives in Weatherford with his beautiful wife Beth and their two awesome kids, Emily and Jacob.